STK-ID 34681

Eye Witness No.92: Cape Breton's Contented Chairmaker: MLS of chairmaker Ernest Hart's home and shop, small canal in foreground, Hart walking into frame along canal, crossing over footbridge. Reverse angle of same. Scenic shot of far shore of river, TILT DOWN to Hart. FOLLOW SHOT of Hart walking to sluice, opening it in canal. CS of Hart opening sluice gate. Reverse angle of same, TILT DOWN to water starting to come through. MLS of workshop, Hart entering. LACU of woman moving into frame with gunny sack, waving. CUs of Hart's face, of his hands working on chair. Various shots of Hart, of young boy at work. Shots of water cascading down into well, of water wheel mechanism turning. MS of lathe in shop, Hart entering and going to work. CUs of his hands turning chair rung, of Hart's face as he works. Shot of machine for processing uphosltering material, of Hart at work. CUs of chisel, auger.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No. 92
Cape Breton Island
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080